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ISA Members See Faster Growth In September

October 17, 2014 11:18 am | by Industrial Supply Association | News | Comments

The ISA Distributor Index and Manufacturer Index both improved from August, indicating business expanded at a faster pace last month.                                 

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Honeywell Third Quarter Earnings Up 18 Percent

October 17, 2014 9:49 am | by Industrial Distribution Staff | News | Comments

Due to the positive gains for the quarter, Honeywell raised the lower end of its year-end projected sales between 3 and 4 percent.                                   


GE 3Q Profit Rises On Oil, Aviation Strength

October 17, 2014 9:27 am | by Jonathan Fahey, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

The company reported an 11 percent year-over-year increase in net income for the quarter.                                              


Apartments Pushed Up U.S. Homebuilding In September

October 17, 2014 9:22 am | by Josh Boak, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

The sluggish recovery and meager wage growth has left more Americans renting instead of owning homes.                                           


WD-40 Sales Up 4 Percent In Q4

October 17, 2014 9:15 am | by WD-40 | News | Comments

The company's fiscal year-end financial data included a 10 percent year-over-year increase in net income from 2013.                                       


Praxair Announces Price Increases

October 17, 2014 9:04 am | by Praxair | News | Comments

The adjustments will address higher production and distribution costs.                                                   


Applications For U.S. Unemployment Benefits At 14 Year Low

October 16, 2014 12:02 pm | by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

The low number is the latest signal that companies are cutting fewer workers and hiring could remain healthy.                                         


Zilliant Goes Mobile With B2B SalesMax App

October 16, 2014 11:38 am | by Zilliant | Product Releases | Comments

The new mobile app helps B2B sales reps deliver more organic revenue growth.

Bunzl Acquires De Ridder, Reports Q3 Revenue Up 6 Percent

October 16, 2014 10:37 am | by Bunzl plc | News | Comments

The addition of the specialist distribution business will further Bunzl's growth that stems from acquisitions.                                        


U.S. Factory Output Rises 0.5 Percent In September

October 16, 2014 10:07 am | by Josh Boak, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

Total industrial production surged 1 percent last month, as output from mines and utilities both increased.                                         


Quantum Storage Systems Announces New Catalog

October 16, 2014 10:00 am | by Quantum Storage Systems | Product Releases | Comments

This catalog features 32 pages of new products.

Snap-On Q3 Sales Increase 7 Percent

October 16, 2014 9:38 am | by Snap-On | News | Comments

The Kenosha, Wis.-based tool manufacturer had solid organic sales gains across all operating segments.                                           


SKF To Cut Production As Q3 Profits Disappoint

October 16, 2014 9:28 am | by Industrial Distribution Staff | News | Comments

Despite a 14 percent year-to-date third quarter increase in sales, the ball-bearing maker will cut back production due to expected low European demand.                             


Avnet Opens CenterPoint Value-Added Services Center In Ohio

October 15, 2014 5:24 pm | by Avnet | News | Comments

The all-in-one services model brings together engineering, integration, installation, logistics, fulfillment, repair, recycling, remarketing, call center, and maintenance services.                    


Motion Industries Debuts How-To Video Series

October 15, 2014 4:12 pm | by Motion Industries | News | Comments

The "Tom's Toolbox" series embodies the “how-to” format, but in shorter time snippets. Each video short is filmed in a workshop or in an appropriate off-site setting.                     


Atlas Products Supplier Collaboration Chosen By Office Depot

October 15, 2014 10:44 am | by HighJump Software | News | Comments

The Atlas supplier enablement network provides Office Depot with an electronic platform for collaboration and commerce with over 4,000 suppliers of goods-for-resale products.                     


Beacon Roofing Supply Acquires Wholesale Roofing Supply

October 15, 2014 9:42 am | by Beacon Roofing Supply | News | Comments

The addition gives Beacon Roofing Supply a strong foothold in the Dallas-Fort Worth market.                                             


Exact Online Mobile App Now Available

October 15, 2014 9:34 am | by Exact | News | Comments

Designed specifically for small business manufacturing and wholesale distribution, Exact Online software streamlines tasks such as production, inventory management, and CRM.                   


U.S. Retail Sales Fell In September on Autos, Gas

October 15, 2014 9:25 am | by Josh Boak, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

The Commerce Department said Wednesday that seasonally adjusted retail sales dropped 0.3 percent from the previous month.                                     


U.S. Producer Prices Fell 0.1 Percent In September

October 15, 2014 9:16 am | by Josh Boak, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

An economic slowdown in Europe, China, Japan, and elsewhere should further mute inflationary pressures because it's driving the value of the dollar higher.                           


W&H Systems Announces Professional Services Group

October 14, 2014 5:25 pm | by W&H Systems | News | Comments

The Professional Services Group brings together existing technical support, parts, maintenance services, allied products, and post-sales support functions under one umbrella.                     



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